Chatham University

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Building Blocks for Business Capital

Building Blocks for Business Capital is an entrepreneurial program focused on business growth, financial management and capital infusion for women and minority entrepreneurs and artisans. The program consists of training workshops and webinars on the financial aspects of business ownership including; financial management, budgeting, recordkeeping, business credit, risk management, insurance, tax planning and reporting, managing cash flow, financial statement analysis, and securing financing. A mobile funding clinic which provides one-on-one business counseling to review sources of funding, the application processes and business planning. The goal of the Building Blocks for Business Capital program is to promote the growth and accessibility of new capital for businesses in distressed urban and rural communities, and provide business owners with the tools to access capital, sustain and grow their businesses.

Funding for this program was provided by a grant from The Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation.

Upcoming Events

  • Sep

    Webinar: The Crowdfunding Opportunity – Alternative Finance Options for Your Business

    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Fee: Free
    Location: Online

    Accessing traditional bank funding for a start-up or an established business can be tricky in the best of times; in these challenging COVID-19 pandemic times, it’s even more difficult. Join this webinar for a comprehensive overview of a new type of financing available to recent and established entrepreneurs. The webinar will outline the following:
    - How crowdfunding is different from traditional funding;
    - The various crowdfunding paths;
    - The keys to crowdfunding success.

    Presenter: Kathleen Minogue, Founder & CEO of Crowdfund Better a consultancy providing crowdfunding education, strategy, training and support to help entrepreneurs use crowdfunding to unlock the financial and creative support of their networks to fund projects not supported by traditional finance.

    To register for the Webinar, CLICK HERE!